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police are also very concerned because keelin has made suicidal statements. police are asking you to keep an eye out for a green ford explore were a wyoming license plate of 41118. police also say it's possible that keelin changed the license plate to a california plate. so it's important to keep an eye out for her as well. if you see that vehicle or marcy keelin herself, you're asked to immediately call the morgan hill police department. now keelin has three children. one of those children, the 11-month-old is believed to be with her. the two other children are now in the custody of child protective services. live in morgan hill, monte francis, nbc bay area news. >> let's hope they locate the baby soon. thank you,mont entertainment. an ordinary morning turned into anything but in oakland today. six people were injured after a crash sent an suv and a city public works van crashing into two businesses. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez joins us live from oakland. what happened? >> reporter: jessica, investigators are trying to get
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to the bottom of the crash. i can tell you that a city van was traveling northbound along franklin while an suv was coming up 14th street. they collided in this intersection, and both cars went slamming into this building. you can see the building is boarded up tonight. two pedestrians were hit in the process. now i have to warn you, some of the images you are about to see are graphic. it's a scene that is becoming all too familiar in the east bay. >> it sounded like an earthquake. i thought it was an earthquake. >> reporter: he describes the crash that sent glass flying and six people to the hospital this morning. police say a city public works van and an suv collided in the intersection of 18th and franklin in downtown oakland, sending both vehicles slamming into nearby businesses. and into two people walking along the sidewalk. >> it's unknown at this time exactly where they were standing, but we do know they did suffer injuries when the
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public works truck came up on to the sidewalk and struck that corner building. >> reporter: this photo was taken by a witness. he says the people were hit so hard, they felt through the glass doors of an art gallery. both suffered nonlife threatening injuries. >> they were hit. they were really -- they were hit. yeah, it was -- you could hear the boom. >> reporter: the crash is the third recent incident in the east bay where cars driving in populated areas have ended up on city sidewalks. a teenager driving too fast struck and killed a father and daughter as they rode their bicycles in concord last april. and earlier this month, a woman was killed and her daughter-in-law seriously hurt when a driver hit them as they walked along a sidewalk in walnut creek. they are scenes that have police sending out warnings. >> watching your speed, paying attention to your surroundings and not being distracted by any of your electronic devices. and just the bottom line is paying attention.
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>> reporter: the cause of today's crash is still under investigation. and while the victims are expected to recover, those who witnessed it are rattled. they say drivers need to be more careful. >> just drive slowly. just take it easy. >> reporter: we are back here live where you can see some of the damage that remains out here tonight. both a nail salon and an art gallery were hit by the cars. now five of the six victims we are told received minor injuries, while one person, a woman, a pedestrian that was struck here received serious injuries. again, the cause of this crash is still under investigation. reporting live in downtown oakland, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> jodi, thank you. across the bay now, happening as we speak, a rush hour race to get out of san francisco. thousands of cyclists are gathering in the city at this hour to mark the 20th anniversary of critical mass. our nbc chopper over the scene is -- you get an idea of the
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crowd that is gathering right now. riders will meet at justin herman plaza at the foot of market street around 6:00. so about 50 minutes from now, event organizers are expecting up to 10,000 people to celebrate the big anniversary. once again, the 20th anniversary of critical mass, the initial idea behind the gathering which started in 1992 remains to challenge america's reliance on gas, oil, and cars. well, the calendar may say september, but we're to be see some summer-like weather. our chief meteorologist jeff ranieri joins us with a look at our weekend. good evening, jeff. >> hey there, raj. numbers could jump from 20 to 25 degrees as we head throughout the next 48 to 72 hours. a real interesting pattern happening for this time of the year. what we're looking at is high pressure building in here throughout a lot of the west. but we'll also have a regional low pressure to the south that will keep some slightly cooler air at the coastline. overall, fire danger increasing this saturday, sunday, and also into monday. a few 100s possible and even some dangerous rip currents at
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our local beaches. so here is what we're expecting. some very widespread temperatures. it's not going to be totally hot at the coastline with 90s. we're expecting more of a 70-degree picture. south bay with plenty of upper 80s to low 90s. and for the east bay, we're going to have a round of plenty of 90s coming our way, even the potential here a few low 100s that will produce some very hazy air quality here across most of the bay with the spare the air in effect. and also we'll talk more on the excessive heat watch and talk more about what it means for weekend coming up in just a few. >> we'll see you in a bit. ten years and ten million has changed a tragic event today there is a new pedestrian bridge in the south bay, and it stretches over a railroad track where a toddler was killed. damian trujillo was on the scene on that tragic day in 2005, and he went back today for the opening that will now be called zander's crossing. [ cheering ] >> reporter: they waited seven
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years for this for a chance to walk on zander's crossing. the bridge is named after alexander arteaga, nicole wilson's 2-year-old. >> i wish he was here. but he is going to save so many lives. >> reporter: alexander was crossing the railroad tracks with his baby-sitter near blossom hill road seven years ago. the sitter and nicole's younger son made it across. alexander didn't. >> it's been devastating. to lose -- to lose a grandchild is just -- it hurts. you never get over it. they say time heals, but it really doesn't. >> reporter: even the officers who responded to the tragedy felt they needed to be here today. >> it's one of those events in a career that you'll never -- never forget. it was tragic. many of us had families. we had children. and we can relate to that loss of that magnitude. >> reporter: one officer admitted being here following
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the tragedy from beginning to end is part of his healing process. >> that's why i'm here, you know. it's healthy for me. some of these images unfortunately that we are subject to do stick with us. and they stay with us for a long, long time. >> reporter: walking across the bridge for the first time was not easy for one boy. he is alexander's little brother, the one who did make it across that tragic day. zander's crossing now stands high above those deadly railroad tracks. it's decorated with cherry blossoms and carries the name of a little boy who left a giant mark on this community. in south san jose, damian trujillo, nbc bay area news. a groundbreaking in ceremony in fremont was the latest milestone in the project to bring b.a.r.t to the south bay. piles of huge steel beams are stacked up, ready to be driven into the ground for the massive construction effort. before the trains can travel,
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workers will have to widen mission boulevard to six lanes between 880 and warm springs boulevard. they'll also build an on-and-off ramps because warren avenue will be routed underneath the tracks. this is a joint project shared by the city of fremont, alameda county, caltrans, and vta. california's largest community college is closing two of its campuses in the hope of avoiding a total shutdown. san francisco city college will shutter the castro and city park campuses, and classes will be located. the hope is to save money on rent and operating costs. school trustees made that decision last night as part of a plan to keep the school from losing its accreditation next year. they reportedly blamed the school for spending beyond its means. the school must address its efficient stability by march 15th. it's not often you hear this from a major company. why apple is saying sorry. and they put their life on the line for our country.
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now women in the military are revealing the sinister side of service, sex assaults on the job. and a new federal warning about prescription drugs. and good afternoon. i'm jeff ranieri in the nbc bay area weather center. plenty of 70s and 80s for today. but we're on the cusp of big-time warning across the bay area. for you saturday we do expect some mid-90s inland, and also an excessive heat watch for sunday and monday. we'll talk about more about how long this lasts coming up in just a few.
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more former and current service members are filing a lawsuit against five high-ranking u.s. leaders. those service members, both female and male say they were sexual abused while serving in the military. the suit details abuses suffered by 19 enlistees at the hands of superiors during their time in various branchs of the military. advocates say the victims who came forward were then subjected
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to retaliation. one says she was a victim of abuse and rape by her superior. >> many have asked was i scared over there. and my response is yes, yes i was scared. not of what many recognize as the enemy, but of the man wearing the same uniform as i. >> the suit goes on to allege that u.s. leaders knew of a military culture that allowed abuse to occur but did nothing to stop. it the suit names five u.s. leaders including leon panetta and former defense secretary donald rumsfeld. back in march you may remember eight women filed a similar lawsuit against u.s. defense leaders as well. a big victory for guy rights activists. a government is changing its policy when it comes to undocumented immigrants when it comes to americans who have same-sex partners. janet napolitano announced today that the undocumented immigrants
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will be eligible to have their deportations put on hold. democratic lawmakers and guy rights activists have been pressing for this move. it marks the first time same-sex couples have been recognized for immigration relief, but the decision to grant reprieves would still be considered on a case-by-case basis. a rare apology from apple. it's ceo tim cook says the new maps systems doesn't live up to company standards. so what is now? here is business and tech reporter scott mcgrew. >> reporter: few people appreciated when they lined up for the new iphone one of the most useful applications google maps would be replaced with this, apple maps. so inaccurate to be useless if you're looking for, say, san jose's valley christian high school. apple says it's on the corner of branham and meridian. it is not. in an open letter posted online this morning, ceo tim cook said, quote, at apple, we strive to
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make world class products that deliver the best experience possible to our customers. with the launch of our new maps last week, we fell short on this commitment. the letter suggests apple fans use different services while they wait for improvements, including google's web-based maps and an app called ways. >> we don't expect big companies to admit this, especially a company like apple. but it was obvious for a while before they launched that their maps were going to be challenged. >> reporter: it's not the first time apple has had to apologize. they dropped their prices in raging early adapters. >> it's very hard to escape the conclusion that there is a problem. >> reporter: and in july of 2010, then ceo steve jobs apologized in his own way for what the media called antenna gate, the tendency for iphone 4s
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to drop calls. >> we knew if you gripped it in a certain way, the bars are going to go down a little bit, just like every smartphone. >> industry analysts say solving the problem will be difficult because there is so much data to deal with. it's not a programing problem, it's billions of data points, from addresses to names of schools to one-way streets, all that will need to be fixed. back to you. >> okay, scott. interesting dilemma for apple. a well-known bay area actor was rallying at the state capitol today. at issue childhood immigrations. actor rob snyder joined parents, kids and lawmakers by calling on the governor to veto a bill which would require parents to get a signed waiver from a doctor or health care practitioner to avoid immigrations required by schools. they say it's an assault on freedom. >> the people who -- that i've met who oppose -- you know, object to vaccinating their children, they're very well educated on the issue. they know the dangers.
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and they also know the dangers of taking a vaccine. so there is dangers on both sides. and they've made an informed decision. >> parents opt out for several reasons including medical, religious or philosophical reasons. the governor has until sunday to sign or veto. the fda is warning people to stay away from buying drugs online. the fda says the vast majority of online pharmacies are fraudulent and selling counterfeit drugs that could harm buyers. they have made internet pharmacies hugely problems. if you do shop online, the pharmacies should be based in the united states and licensed by the pharmacy board in your state. also, the website should have a licensed pharmacist available to answer your questions. and finally, the pharmacy must require a valid prescription. any website that claims that it's not needed is breaking the law. a hawk that was found severely injured at a pge substation is flying free again after nearly a year of rehab.
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pge crews found the coopers hawk last october. he had singed feathers, burns on his chest and couldn't fly. he was also emaciated. weighing half his normal weight. staff at the wildlife center of silicon valley slowly nursed him back to health. >> the burns are a hard injury to treat because it's very intensive care, and you have to think of the bird's stress levels as well. it was hard to be hands-on with him at one aspect, but also give him stress-free care. >> after rehabilitation, the hawk was then conditioned to fly and hunt today. and today, take a look, he was released at a wildlife refuge in fremont. the hawk circled overhead several times before flying off. >> it is nice to see it go free. that's wonderful. and it's going to be nice and toasty as it's flying around fremont, isn't it, jeff? >> it definitely. we've got to wait through a little bit of this fog that we had today. it's been very widespread from the north bay down to the south
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bay. we are already starting to see some key signs to get this fog out of here. what we need this time of the year is mainly some north-northwesterly wind. it's more of a drying wind across the bay area. we're starting to see that prevail throughout oakland, nevada, san mateo, sunnyvale and san jose. that's what brought you your sunshine this afternoon. and that's what is also going to be partly responsible for some of this heat this weekend. now today it was cool here in santa cruz, just 64 degrees. definitely no record-setting temperature. by but sunday and monday, even at some of our beach, numbers will be going up into the low 80s. potentially some record-setting highs as we head throughout monday. if you know it's going to be warm at the beach and you're from the bay area, you definitely know that's going to mean some hot weather here down across the north bay, down to the south bay. excessive heat watch in place as we head throughout sunday and monday, already for temperatures that could range 95 to 101. let's take you outside to that live hd sky camera network. and what you're going to notice right now in san jose, even though we're not pointed up towards the horizon, there is a lot of haze in the atmosphere
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right now. the air quality is suffering. spare the air in effect this weekend, and also pollen levels increasing. san francisco you're fogged in, but as many of you know, that can change on a dime. very quickly here across the bay. we're going to see that the next 24 hours. let's get you into the pattern. it's a little bit convoluted right now. we do have this area of low pressure to the south. that is what is going to keep the beaches from getting too hot this weekend. that's why we won't have any widespread 80s or 90s up and down the coastline. we also have this area of high pressure to the north. that's what is going to produce all the hot weather inland. so do expect a wide mix of temperatures. at the coast at best, we're looking at mainly 70s popping in here from 70s near bodega bay all the way down to pacifica. for the interior valleys from 80s to 90s will even be close to triple-digits as we head throughout sunday. that's when it really looks like that heat is going to start to ramp up for us. as far as your fog forecast goes, i know a lot of you in san francisco are going get this out of here. we want the weekend to start. as we head to tomorrow morning, low clouds in the north bay,
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also the coastline. even near san francisco. but by the afternoon hours, something pushes back by 11:00 a.m., and we are expecting sunny skies. if you do have plans off to the beach for your weekend, saturday looks pretty good. but sunday even better. we'll go with 86 in san jose. 93 in morgan hill. 90 in gilroy. and hotter in the east bay. 95 in livermore. 87 in the castro valley. and for san francisco, again, not hot, but we'll go with low 70s. 75 in berkeley. 78 in oakland. 87 in santa rosa. all right. on your three-day forecast, mid- to upper 90s saturday and sunday inland. low to mid-70s at the beach. by monday looks like the hottest day on that seven-day forecast with our excessive heat. watch in place right now. remember to drink plenty of water if you live inland. take frequent breaks. and please don't forget the pets. you've got to bring them inside and make sure they have lots of water. and by next friday, we may see a slight chance of shower. we've been talking about this for days. still no large storm system. but can't rule out a few rain
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drops by next week. >> you've got me bringing in the rabbit, taking out the rabbit, bringing in the rabbit, taking out the rabbit. >> she is working. >> you just love this time of year, don't you? >> thank you, jeff. still ahead, a major bay area bridge closure is coming up. we'll tell you all about that. also, a new way to buy wine. the online marketplace that could be in the works. this is a lot of food for 4 bucks.
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one of the bay area's busiest bridges will soon be temporarily shut down for two weekends in october, the san mateo bridge will be closed to all traffic. the dates have not been finalized, but the weekends of october 19th and october 26th are the likely dates. once the bridge is closed, it will be shut down from 9:00 p.m. on friday to 5:00 a.m. monday morning. shutting down the bridge is needed so crews can come up with a permanent fix to a cracked beam on the span's trellis section. well, is jimmy there? the search is still on for former teamsters president jimmy hoffa, even though it's been nearly 40 years since he
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disappeared. today the spotlight on a new location. investigators drilled through the concrete base of a storage shed at a home in suburban detroit. they're looking for evidence that hoffa may have been buried there. after nearly an hour, authorities left with soil samples from the area and will test it for human decomposition. police officers recently received a tip from somebody who claimed he saw a body being buried at this location just hours after hoffa disappeared. up next, hamazon and their new strategy with wine. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy.
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just in time for the holidays, amazon is preparing to sell wine on the internet. representatives from the company have been meeting with wineries from napa, sonoma, and washington state. details are still limited at
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this point, but the goal is to make it a possibility by the end of this year. it's not the first time they've tried it. in fact, its third time the seattle-based company has considered selling wine online. the reason amazon thinks the third time could be the charm is because it will be essentially a portal for wineries to showcase the wines while the wineries themselves will deal with the sales, shipping and legal hurdles. so it could be a reality in the next few months. >> can i give them some suggestions? >> the jessica list. >> i'll get back to you on that. there. >> is a wine named after your last name. i think it's in the east bay. >> ooh, i haven't gotten any. >> i tasted it. it was good. you should know. >> thank you. let's get a quick look maybe at the seven-day forecast? >> yes, there it is. >> it will be hot. >> h-o-t. >> thanks, jeff. >> see you back here at 6:00. >> bye-bye.
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